The chair of the Pacific Islands Forum is seeking consensus on the appointment of the regional organisations new secretary general. This comes as today’s Pacific Islands Forum leaders’ summit has been postponed to next month due to the unavailability of…

From Dateline Pacific, RNZ Despite ongoing harassment and arrests, civil society groups in West Papua have been working to consult with indigenous people on an issue regarding the region’s political future. Indonesia’s government is seeking to extend the Papuan provinces’ Special Autonomy…